from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Exhibiting accord in feeling or action.
- adj. Having component elements pleasingly or appropriately combined: a harmonious blend of architectural styles.
- adj. Characterized by harmony of sound; melodious.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Showing accord in feeling or action.
- adj. Having components pleasingly or appropriately combined.
- adj. Melodious; in harmony.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Adapted to each other; having parts proportioned to each other; symmetrical.
- adj. Acting together to a common end; agreeing in action or feeling; living in peace and friendship.
- adj. Vocally or musically concordant; agreeably consonant; symphonious.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Exhibiting harmony or being in harmony; having parts, forms, relations, or proportions properly accordant each with the others, so that all taken together constitute a consistent or an esthetically pleasing whole; also, being in harmony or concord with something else; congruous.
- Specifically, in music, concordant; consonant; symphonious; agreeable to the ear. See harmony.
- Marked by harmony in action or feeling; acting or living in concord; peaceable; friendly: as, harmonious government; a harmonious family.
- Synonyms Melodious, dulcet, tuneful.
- Amicable, brotherly, neighborly, cordial.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. existing together in harmony
- adj. exhibiting equivalence or correspondence among constituents of an entity or between different entities
- adj. suitable and fitting
- adj. musically pleasing
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The Chinese have said that they want to emerge as a significant world influence and world power into what they describe as a harmonious environment.
For him, an authentic interpretation of the Bible must always be in harmonious accord with the faith of the Catholic Church.
DOUGLAS DEVOS : This was based on the world-view perspective that subject expert Larry Summers set out: Either we're going to have tit-for-tat discussions on very short-term issues every time something pops up or we're going to form a long-term harmonious relationship.
The external signs have to be in harmonious relation with the mystery of salvation in place in the rite.
The language must rise gradually with the rising passions of the speakers, and subside in harmonious unison with their sinking emotions.
Among the attributes of the poet is his capacity to listen, and then to respond to what he hears by recapitulating it through what he terms the harmonious music of written language, poetry.
It is the first duty of federal economic policy to maintain harmonious and trustful relations with the nations of the West so that our markets will be secured by our own good faith and scrupulous respect for the rights of others and from whom, in turn, we can demand the same.
Instead of divided and controversially-minded institutions we have a group of colleges working together in harmonious relations, realising each its own individuality and yet each contributing to the welfare of the University as a whole.
A suggestion that I have often offered in various articles upon this subject is to practice what I may term harmonious or rhythmic breathing, which I regard as of exceptional value.
The orchestra is good, and composed of blacks and whites, like the notes of a piano, mingled in harmonious confusion.
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